Anxiety real for graduating students

Graduation anxiety

TILLY HANNAN For many university students around Australia, graduation time is rapidly approaching.   But the thought of the upcoming shift into the “real” world is causing some students to develop what has become known as “graduation … [Read more...]

Healthy habits key to weight-loss

JORDAN QUINN A Gold Coast-based weight-loss program aims to revolutionise the health and fitness industry by not focusing on diets and training, but through building new mental habits. Launched in August, Sum Sanos - ‘I am Healthy’ in Latin - is … [Read more...]

Students showcase dying Polynesian cultures

UQSPIA performing a cultural dance from Kiribati

LUISA AUSAGE The University of Queensland South Pacific Islander Association (UQSPIA) has hosted a special cultural event to showcase the music and dance of some of the many Pacific islander cultures that are present in Australia. Student-led … [Read more...]

Teacher increase combats low graduate employment rates

  JARRAD BOYD A planned increase to the amount of teachers available to public schools could potentially combat the lack of graduate jobs for education students. The Palaszczuk Government recently announced that it will be increasing the … [Read more...]

Is academic doping wrong?

ANNA J. JAMES Coca-Cola, Gatorade and coffee are stimulants that students imbibe to study longer and harder. Then why are study drugs taboo? 'Academic doping', the practise of misusing prescription drugs to achieve a stimulant effect conducive to … [Read more...]

Uni fee deregulation not dead: Labor

MELANIE WHITING Federal Labor MP Jim Chalmers has warned $100,000 degrees could still be a reality for Australian students. Last week The Source News reported Education Minister Simon Birmingham had shelved plans to deregulate university … [Read more...]

Labor’s plan to boost education funding gains positive response

INGE HANSEN Labor announces tertiary education plan promising to invest $9,000 more per student in a "student funding guarantee." The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) supports Labor's pledge to boost university funding by $4 billion … [Read more...]

Pack up the books and get on the tools

BEAU ROBINSON Research has come out indicating 60% of students are studying for careers that won't exist in the future. With students facing increasingly large HECS debts for occupations that could possibly no longer exist, there is an … [Read more...]

Lord Mayor celebrates Brisbane’s international students

HANNAH SBEGHEN Brisbane's Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is awarding 75, 000 certificates to international students this month at Friendship Ceremonies across the state. The ceremonies are a partnership with Study Brisbane and are part of the … [Read more...]

Griffith leading the way in G20 involvement

BRENT ROW Griffith University will lead the way among Brisbane's tertiary institutions in its engagement with this week's G20 Leaders' Summit. Central to Griffith's G20 involvement is the University's School of Humanities Media Centre, a … [Read more...]